Hands-on Learning, Latest Tech, More at NTI 2019 Expo

May 14, 2019

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NTI’s Critical Care Exposition in Orlando will feature 300+ exhibitors with latest healthcare equipment, new medical technology, career opportunities, and more

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) hosts its annual National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) May 20-23 in Orlando, Florida. NTI, the world’s largest conference for nurses who care for acutely and critically ill patients, includes the Critical Care Exposition, the largest and most comprehensive trade show specifically for acute and critical care nurses. Hundreds of exhibits covering over 300,000 square feet will showcase cutting-edge healthcare equipment, the latest medical devices and supplies, and career opportunities. Exhibitors are based in the greater Orlando area, plus in Florida, throughout the United States and around the world.
More than 7,500 nurses from ICU, CCU, telemetry, long-term acute care, patient transport, emergency and other high-acuity areas
10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 21 and Wednesday, May 22 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, May 23
Orange County Convention Center (Halls WB 1-4), Orlando


Learning Centers
NTI expands its popular Learning Centers with in-booth educational sessions, with the addition of travel nursing and ICU simulation areas. Other learning centers focus on long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs), pediatric nursing and teleICU.

Transport Nursing
Sponsored by the Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association, the Transport Nursing Learning Center features emergency transport helicopters and ambulances from AdventHealth and Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

Critical Care Challenge
This simulated clinical competition allows teams of nurses to use their clinical knowledge, psychomotor skills and teamwork to provide care to a simulated patient. The scenarios test each team’s patient assessment, critical decision making, clinical knowledge and teamwork.

Animal-Assisted Therapy
Therapet provides patients and their families with a healthy diversion from the usual hospital routine and an opportunity for social interaction.

The “Front Lines” of Healthcare
U.S. Army Nurse Recruiting uses a full-size field operating room and field medical unit to simulate the challenges faced on the battlefield or during a disaster. Attendees can watch as U.S. Army physicians, nurses and medics demonstrate lifesaving surgical techniques used in the field.

Patient-Care Innovations
Healthcare and medical device companies, including sector leaders and startups, bring interactive demonstrations of the newest equipment, devices and technology to the showroom floor.

Visit www.aacn.org/nti or www.aacn.org/pressreleases, or contact AACN Communications Representative Kristie Aylett, APR, kristie.aylett@aacn.org, mobile 228-229-9472.